Dog boarding in southern Brooklyn
October 4, 2011 8:10 AM Subscribe
Reputable dog-boarding in southern Brooklyn?
posted by griphus to Pets & Animals (9 answers total)
While we wait for our ten-sided approach to treating our adopted 3-year-old puggle's social anxiety to kick in, I feel like we will need to board her overnight at some point. We can usually get a sitter, but due to our remote neighborhood (Bensonhurst), this can be difficult, especially on a Friday or Saturday night. My girlfriend and I have been taking turns on social engagements since we got her this summer, but there's a number of evening events coming up wherein we are both expected to attend and it seems that we may not get someone we know and trust to stay with her.
She's getting much better during the day, but I don't want to take any chances at night as she previously barked for four straight hours in her crate when I left her at 7PM and we live in an apartment building. The vet gave us tranquilizers, but while she gets a little loopy on those, I'm afraid they might not do the trick. There's also the Kong, the DAP diffuser, the extra-tight hoodie, the audiobooks we leave on, the extra-long walks to tire her out and the training strategies from the behaviorist we hired, but, like I said, we're this close to having someone from The Government show up to inspect what's going on and I don't want to take any chances.
So I want to have a nice place on hand that we can board her overnight in case we have to leave late and be out late, so she doesn't feel abandoned and we don't have to spend the night worrying about her (or whether the neighbors are calling Animal Control or something.)
Anything near/below the park would be great, as north Brooklyn is both difficult to access from where we live via public transportation and she's spooked by loud noises (like the train.) Taking a cab back and forth from Park Slope is affordable; taking a cab back and forth from Greenpoint, not so much. Thanks everyone!